Energy System Analysis 1


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module, acquire the following: 

Learning objectives


  • Thorough knowledge of the energy system from energy supply via conversion to demand including fuels, renewable energy plants, conversion technologies, demand and savings
  • Knowledge of the localisation aspects of energy systems
  • Knowledge of the operation of energy plants as well as evaluation methods and analysis tools for energy plants, including technical limitation, optimizing possibilities, environmental and economic consequences, involvement of externalities
  • Knowledge of market conditions for energy plants


  • Can simulate the operation of energy systems with multiple dependent energy sources, energy conversion technologies and end-use energy demands.
  • Can optimise energy system operation against external energy markets
  • Can assess application fields for tools and methods, including critically assess results and conclusions on the basis of different tools and methods
  • Can understand and reflect on theories, methods and analysis tools within the relevant areas


  • Can reflect critically on project-related choices of simulations and tools and their significance for analyses and results
  • Can adjust and adapt different simulations and tools for the topical challenges and needs

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc.



Name of examEnergy System Analysis 1
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleEnergisystemanalyse 1
Module codePGLSEPK17103
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Planning and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design